Research Scientist, Instrumented Systems - QA/QC Lead
Cove joined NEON’s Instrumented Systems Science team in 2015, where he has lead the development of an operational framework for monitoring and managing the quality of NEON’s terrestrial and aquatic instrument data. He also works with NEON’s Cyberinfrastructure team to implement new quality control algorithms and address data quality issues throughout the data processing pipeline.
Cove comes to NEON with a background in biometeorology, ecology, scientific algorithm development, and engineering. His research interests focus on understanding the biophysical controls of greenhouse gas exchange between ecosystems and the atmosphere, especially in relation to environmental change and land management. Cove holds a Ph.D. in ecology from San Diego State University, and a B.S. and M.S. in aerospace engineering from the University of Colorado Boulder.